Sibling Interaction and Autism
Autism

Sibling Interaction and Autism

When Ethan was diagnosed with autism the thought of having another child was the furthest thought from our minds. We were scared that another child would mean another diagnosis as there is a one in five chance that another child…

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Minions – Autism Friendly Screening
Autism

Minions – Autism Friendly Screening

Before children I used to love going to the cinema. I used to take my nieces and I was very excited about being able to do this with my own children. Being that Ethan doesn’t like to sit still the…

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Autism and the Lack of Empathy?
Autism

Autism and the Lack of Empathy?

We were told Ethan would lack empathy. That he wouldn’t bother with a sibling and therefore he didn’t need one. We have witnessed something very different. Yes there are times when Ethan is very indifferent to his sister and their…

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Autism Awareness Day 2015
Autism

Autism Awareness Day 2015

If you have been on social media today I’m sure you are aware that it is Autism Awareness Day. A day that hopes to make the population aware that autism is all around them. Unfortunately people do know the word…

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Autism, Doors and Anxiety
Autism

Autism, Doors and Anxiety

Ethan has always had a thing for doors. From a very young age he would be fascinated with cupboard doors. If there was a cupboard Ethan would be there opening and closing the door. I suppose it was an obsession…

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